Carl Linnaeus to Carl Fredrik Mennander,
22 April 1772 n.s.
L4651. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Carl Fredrik MennanderCarl Fredrik Mennander (1712-1786).
Linnaeus, who has been staying at his country-estate [Hammarby] during Easter, writes to Carl Fredrik MennanderMennander, Carl Fredrik
Linnaeus writes that he hopes that Mennander will be appointed Vice-Chancellor [at the University of Uppsala] during Linnaeus’s lifetime.
Linnaeus thinks that Pehr KalmKalm, Pehr (1716-1779).
Linnaeus has got no information back about the seeds he sent to Kalm, and he did send good quality seeds. Linnaeus will, however, send new seeds in the autumn, but he wants to know whether he has an orangery with caldarium, tepidarium and frigidarium.
Linnaeus writes that he is getting more news from Stockholm than he wishes. En qvo discardia cives perduxit miseros! [See how discord in society leads to misery!)]
1. Brev från och till C. F. Mennander (1939), vol. 3, p. 335-336 .